Water supply; securing

The public supply of drinking water to households is provided by the municipalities or special-purpose associations (water supply companies).


Public water supply is a task of general interest (Section 50 (1) of the Water Resources Act) and in Bavaria is a mandatory task of the municipalities in their own sphere of action.

The municipalities and special-purpose associations regulate the scope of their supply area and the amount of water supply contributions and charges by means of statutes. In the supply areas, there is usually a connection and use obligation.

If you have any questions about water connections (e.g., property connections, garden connections), contributions and fees, or the quality of your drinking water, please contact your municipality or city first.

For technical questions regarding drinking water hygiene, please contact the health department of your district office.

You will also find further information under "Related topics".

Status: 22.07.2022

Responsible for editing: Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Umwelt und Verbraucherschutz

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